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Secondary Sources - Articles
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
A digital archive includes more than 3,500 leading academic journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs. The most recently published issues (past 3-5 years) are generally not available.
ProQuest This link opens in a new window
Search a comprehensive file of periodicals for a broad range of subject areas including arts, business, children, education, general interest, health, humanities, international, law, military, multicultural, psychology, sciences, social sciences, and women's interests.
Project Muse This link opens in a new window
Full text access to a selection of prestigious humanities and social sciences journals.
Academic Search Premier This link opens in a new window
A multi-disciplinary database with full text in many topics including the social sciences, humanities, general science, education and most areas of academic study.
Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. The collection is developed and maintained at The Library of Congress.
American Memory Collection
Includes multimedia collections of digitized documents, photographs, recorded sound, moving pictures, and text from the Library of Congress's Americana collections. There are currently more than 100 collections in the American Memory Historical Collections.
Known as the nation's record keeper, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) selects, preserves, and provides access to the records of the United States of America. They include textual records; maps, charts, and architectural and engineering drawings; photographs and graphics; reels of motion picture film; video and sound recordings; and electronic data.
Resources for Background Information
American History Online This link opens in a new window
Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.
CREDO Reference This link opens in a new window
A full-text online reference service, CREDO contains dictionaries, bilingual dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, quotations and atlases, plus a wide range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy, science to Shakespeare and law to literature.
Modern World History Online This link opens in a new window
Covers the broad expanse of world history from the mid-15th century to the present, featuring thousands of documents, articles, timelines, images, videos, and maps.
Oxford Reference This link opens in a new window
150+ academic subject, language, and quotations dictionaries with 240+ in-depth, specialized titles from Oxford University Press’s Encyclopedias and Companions.
Images and Video
Films on Demand This link opens in a new window
Films on Demand provides access to streaming videos in the Humanities & Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Health and Science.